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This week I would like you to use your imagination. You have just won the lottery and will leave your teaching post immediately to travel around the world. As you leave your keys you meet your replacement. You are asked to give this new teacher just ONE piece of advice. What would that be, and why? Enjoy your world expedition!

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This past week in my own teaching I felt a little disconnected which prompts my question to you, "What was the moment (or moments) when I felt most disconnected or disengaged as a teacher - the moment(s) I said to myself, I'm just going through the motions here?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 6
For the past couple of weeks you have experienced asynchronous online learning (doing modules by yourself). Previously this semester you have experienced synchronous online learning (all together in the Collaborate room). Which do you think is more effective and why do you think that? Which do you like better, and why?

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 5
This week we have what we call "open mic." You can write a post about anything related to your teaching that you would like responses from your classmates.

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 4
Here is this week's question: "What was the event that most took me surprise this week - and event that shook me up, caught me off guard, gave me a jolt, or made me unexpectedly happy?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 3
Please write a post about the following question, "In thinking about my past week teaching what is one thing I would do differently, and why?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 2
Please write a post about the following question, " In thinking about my teaching activities this past week, of what do I feel most proud? Why?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 1
Describe something you used in your program in the first weeks of school that you learned in the summer NTI program. How did it work? Did it get you off to a stronger start than last year?

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Change for the week

Of everything I did this week in my teaching I would change or do differently would to explain my lesson to students better. This week students were given notes, lecture, and videos about police operation. I felt that many of my student did not get all of the information that they need in a weeks time for the lesson. I would go back break each part of the lesson down and make it into a two week course.  I would also take the lesson and create more hands on activity so students can be more active in the classroom lesson. I seen that there are lessons that will need to take more time to explain or go into more detail.  


Akisa Hurst said...

I feel like this all the time! I try to have a set guide for how long the entire lesson will take for me to complete and I find myself often moving at a pace where the students appear to understand, but are unable to retain the information, particularly in an assessment. So my philosophy is SLOW DOWN Akisa!! Maybe you should adopt one of your own Officer Huffman

Ken said...

I have found that they retain the information in small bites, I use the three Cs (Concern,Cause and Correction) in every class,by expecting them to apply three simple tasks I have found that they can solve more complicated problems with ease.